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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: A cross-sectional study of antimicrobial use among self-medicating COVID-19 cases in Nyeri County, Kenya

Sub-county Freq Percent Chi-square
Kieni East 10 3.6 Pr = 0.000
Kieni West 11 3.9
Mathira East 30 10.7
Mathira West 5 1.8
Nyeri Town 94 33.6
Othaya 28 10.0
Tetu 12 4.3
other 90 32.1
Total 280 100  
Gender Freq Percent  
Female 114 40.71 Pr = 0.002
Male 166 59.29
Total 280 100  
Age group Freq Percent  
19–29 55 19.64 Pr = 0.000
30–39 90 32.14
40–49 50 17.86
50–59 51 18.21
60 +  34 12.14
Total 280 100  
Marital status Freq Percent  
Married 200 73.0 Pr = 0.000
Single 74 27.01
Total 274 100  
Education Freq Percent  
Bachelor 112 40.0 Pr = 0.000
Highschool 111 39.7
None 6 2.1
Postgraduate 23 8.2
Primary 28 10.0
Total 280 100  
Occupation    
Business 41 33.3 Pr = 0.072
Farmers 26 21.1
Health 34 27.6
Teachers 22 17.9
Total 123 100
Income Freq Percent  
50,000–100,000 50 17.86 Pr = 0.000
 < 50,000 161 57.5
 > 100,000 28 10
No income 41 14.64
Total 280 100  
NHIF-UHC* Freq Percent  
No 35 12.5 Pr = 0.000
Yes 245 87.5
Total 280 100  
Private insurance Freq Percent  
No 173 61.8 Pr = 0.000
Yes 107 38.2
Total 280 100  
  1. *National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)-Universal Health Coverage (UHC) registration